Steven F. Kinder

  • Assistant Professor of Division of Management, School of Medicine


Steve Kinder is the Head of the Division of Management within the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. Steve has over 40 years experience in healthcare management. He has served in a variety of progressive clinical and leadership roles in community hospitals, national health systems and physician clinics, most recently as CEO of a specialty hospital in Portland, OR. Steve has 15 years experience as a speaker and consultant on healthcare leadership, governance and operational excellence.

Steve currently serves as Division Head and full time faculty within the Division of Management. He teaches Strategy, Leadership, and Operations in the Healthcare MBA and Master of Science in Healthcare Management programs.

Education and training

    • B.S.N., 1976, Eastern Washington University
    • M.P.A., 1989, Portland State University



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